Stories by Mark
U.S. troops reach an unwanted milestone in Afghanistan. A man the D.A. declined to charge with kidnapping and raping his wife has been arraigned for murdering her. An 11-year-old accused of killing his friend is found incompetent. The Sheriff's Department says postcards only -- no envelopes -- to prisoners.
Questions of the week: Is UCAN's dissolution a strategic ploy? Will SD Unified declare itself insolvent if the teachers' union won't negotiate? Will California's new top-two primary really make politics more moderate?
Watching images of Japan’s devastation has been especially difficult for those with friends and family in the country.
What are the top border-related stories of 2010? We speak to KPBS Border Reporter Amy Isackson about the discovery of two large drug tunnels along the border, and the story of alleged teenage assassin "El Ponchis." We'll also speak to Reporter Ruxandra Guidi and Social Media Editor Jose Luis Jimenez about the Fronteras project that KPBS is working on with several other public radio stations across the Southwest.
We speak to KPBS Investigative Reporter Amita Sharma about one of the top local stories of the year, the tragic slayings of teenagers Chelsea King and Amber Dubois. Plus, we speak to Reporter Peggy Pico about the top bio-techonology and science stories of the year. And, Reporter Tom Fudge gives us a recap of the top housing and transportation issues of 2010.
Mexican soldiers arrested a 14-year-old, born in San Diego, suspected of being a killer for a drug cartel. The boy told reporters in Cuernavaca that he had been working for the cartel since he was 11.